JMEWS Vol. 3:3 is now available!

We are pleased to announce that a new issue of the Journal of Middle East Women's Studies is now available online! Volume 13:3 includes four original articles on the theme "Borders and Margins," prefaced by Sara Smith. It features beautiful cover artwork by Rania...

Call for Papers: Popular Culture

The Journal of Middle East Women’s Studies invites gender and sexuality scholars working in any discipline or interdisciplinary area in the interpretive social sciences and humanities to submit area-focused manuscripts of no more than 10,000 words on any topic related...

JMEWS Vol. 13:2 is now available!

We are pleased to announce that Volume 13:2 of the Journal of Middle East Women's Studies is now available online! Vol. 13:2 features beautiful cover artwork by Pınar Yoldaş, five new articles with a themed section on "Gendered and Sexual Mobilities," and a photo...

Special Forum: Trump’s Presidency and Middle East Women’s Studies

We are pleased to make available a preview of JMEWS special forum on Donald Trump's presidency and its implications for Middle East Women's Studies. These eight essays will be published in Volume 13:3 of JMEWS, a themed issue on the gender and sexuality of borders and...

New Duke Press Blog Post by Editor Banu Gökarıksel!

Check out a new Duke Press blog post by editor Banu Gökarıksel: Feminist perspectives on the 2016 military coup and its aftermath in Turkey! You can also access our special forum on the same topic by visiting Volume 13:1 on...

Volume 13:1 is now available!

Volume 13:1 features cover artwork by Gohar Dashti, a themed section on Egyptian women writers, and a photo essay by Noor Al-Qasimi. It also features a special forum, "Feminist Perspectives on the 2016 Military Coup Attempt in Turkey," which is freely available...

Congratulations to 2016 AMEWS Book Award winner, Ellen McLarney!

Congratulations to 2016 AMEWS Book Award winner Ellen McLarney, a member of the JMEWSEditorial Board! The annual prize recognizes Soft Force: Women in Egypt's Islamic Awakening (Princeton University Press 2015) for excellence in the field of Middle East gender,...

Congratulations to Reina Lewis!

Congratulations to Reina Lewis for earning an Honorable Mention in the 2016 AMEWS Book Award competition! Lewis was recognized for her new monograph, Muslim Fashion: Contemporary Style Cultures (Duke University Press 2015). In the shops of London's Oxford Street,...

Vol. 12:3 is now out!

Volume 12:3, "The Gender and Sexuality of Militarization and War," features cover artwork by Khaled Akil, five new articles, several exciting reviews and Third Space contributions, as well as an essay remembering the work of Fatima Mernissi (1940–2015). To view the...